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The divers' game : a novel, Jesse Ball

Label
The divers' game : a novel
Title
The divers' game
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Ball
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The old-fashioned struggle for fairness has finally been abandoned. It was a misguided endeavor. The world is divided into two groups, pats and quads. The pats may kill the quads as they like, and do. The quads have no recourse but to continue with their lives. The Divers' Game is a thinly veiled description of our society, an extreme case that demonstrates a truth: we must change or our world will collapse. What is the effect of constant fear on a life, or on a culture? The Divers' Game explores the consequences of violence through two festivals, and through the dramatic and excruciating examination of a woman's final moments. Brilliantly constructed and achingly tender, The Divers' Game shatters the notion of common decency as the binding agent between individuals, forcing us to consider whether compassion is intrinsic to the human experience. With his signature empathy and ingenuity, Jesse Ball solidifies his reputation as one of contemporary fiction's most mesmerizing talents
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ball, Jesse
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A596
LC item number
D58 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Violence
  • Equality
  • Social stratification
  • Festivals
  • Fear
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Dystopian
  • FICTION / Political
Label
The divers' game : a novel, Jesse Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1061865736
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780062676108
Lccn
2018051083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1061865736
Label
The divers' game : a novel, Jesse Ball
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1061865736
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780062676108
Lccn
2018051083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1061865736

Library Locations

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